Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 31, 1972 · Page 25
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 25

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Stock prices rise in lazy session NEW YORK (AP) - Stock prices eased higher today In lazy trading. The noon Dow Jones average of 30 industrial stocks was up 2.78 to 960.64. Advancing issues held a 603-to- 490 lead over declines on the Export buying prominent ByEDDEMOCH AP Business Wrlttr CHICAGO (AP) - Export buying again was a feature of trade in the corn and the soybean 'futures pits early on the Chicago Board of Trade today. Soybeans advanced 414 cents and corn 2 cents. Oats gained 1 cent but wheat futures fell nearly 3 cents. Soybean meal advanced $1 « ton and oil gained 10 points. Iced broilers were unchanged in dull trade. Several brokers acting for •export interest bought soybeans In quantities of over 500,000 bushels. The trade speculated that a sale of soybeans to some foreign country would soon be announced. Buying in the nearby September option, however, reflected the lack of in- tensions to deliver soybeans before it expires. Soybean meal .prices at the cash level reportedly improved and this Influenced futures buying. Oil trade was light and mixed. Corn also was bought by export interest, but there was only a nominal amount of hedging. Oats also had good commercial support and as prices rose in corn and oats short covering was evident. Selling in the wheat pit followed a mixed opening. Much of it was profit-taking after a rise of some 8 cents the last two sessions. After the midway point, wheat was 2 to 2% cents e bushel lower, September 1.84%; corn was % to 1% higher, September 1.30%; oats were unchanged to 1 higher, 79% cents and soybeans were 1% to 2% higher, September 3.42%. Cash grain CHICAGO (AP) - Wheat No 2 soft red 1.82%n, No 2 hard red 1.80%n; corn No 2 yellow l.Sln; oats No 2 extra heavy white .79%n; soybeans No 1 yellow 3.50V4n. Soybean oil 9.94n. Livestock prices at East St. Louis NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. (AP) — Estimated receipts for Friday: 4,000 hogs, 200 cattle and 50 sheep. Hog receipts 5,000 head; butchers steady to 25 lower and sows uneven, with weights under 400 Ibs steady to 25 lower and over 400 Ibs 25 higher. US 1-3 200-250 Ib butchers 29.75-30.25, 100 head US 1-2 220-230 Ibs 30.50. US 1-3 300-350 Ib sows 27.50-27.75; Ibs 27.00-27.25. Boars 24.5025.00. Cattle receipts 1,000 head; not enough slaughter steers or heifers for test. Cows steady to 50 lower, bulls weak. Slaughter steers: few mixed good and choke 32.50-33.50; good 32.00-32.50. Slaughter heifers: few choice 750-8ffO Ibs yield grade 2-4 32.50-32.75; mixed good and choice 31.5032.50; good 30.50-31.50. Cows: utility and commercial 23.5024.50; few utility 25.00-25.50; cutter 23.00-24.00; canner 18.00-20.00. Bulls: utility, commercial and good 28.0031.00. Vealers: choice 46.0048.00; good 40.00-44.00. Sheep receipts 150 head; steady; choice and prime 90110 Ib spring slaughter lambs 28.50-29.00. Choice 27.00-28.00. Utility to choice slaughter ewes 5.00-7.00. Eggs and poultry at St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP) - Eggs, consumer grades: A large 3140, A medium 25-35, A small 12-24, B large 24-34; wholesale grades: A large 23-25, standard 17-20, medium 12-15, unclassified 8-10. Hens: heavy (6 Ibs. and over) 9, medium (5-6 Ibs.) 6, leghorns 2. Ready-to-cook broilers and fryers 29.25-29.75 for this week's delivery. 43% 34% 66% 40% 17% Big Board, among 1,487 Issues traded. The New York Stock Exchange index of some 1,400 common stocks was up .11 to 60.95. At the American Stock Exchange, the price-change Index was up .01 to 26.60. "With the long, weekend coming up I don't think you'll see much happening," said Ronald Cooper of W.E. Button &Co. Most-active on the Big Board was Occidental Petroleum, up % to 14%. The company recently was reported negotiating a $120- million metals-finishing contract with the Soviet Union. _ Curtiss-Wright, owner of North American rights to the Wankel rotary engine, continued its upward swing that started when General Motors announced it might offer the Wankel on some cars within two years Curtiss-Wrlght was up % to 531/418 selected stocks Following are today's noon quotations of New York Stock Exchange issues research has Indicated are widely held In the Alton area as supplied to the Alton Telegraph by Newhard Cook & Co., from its Alton branch office. The New York Exchange closes daily at 2:30 p.m. (Alton Time), so these are not the closing quotations: Airco, Inc ............. 19*4 AT & T ............... 43% Olark Ofl .............. 19 General Motors ....... 78% Grant (W.T.) Co ....... 37% Kresge (S.S.) Co McDonnell Douglas Mobil Oil National Steel Olin Corp Owens-Illinois Penney (J.C.) Co ....... 80% Sears .................. 106% Shefll Oil Co ........... 49% Squibb Beechnut ...... 102 Standard Oil (Ind.) .... 75% Standard Oil (N.J.) .... 80% U.S. Steel ............... 29% Block tax course to start Sept. 11 H & R Block, America's largest tax service, announces the formation of its Income tax course starting Sept. 11, according to Alan W. Curtis, head of the Alton area offices. According to Curtis, the purpose of the school is to train anyone interested in learning ' to do income tax work with the possibility of employment in any of the more than 6,000 H & R Block offices. There are two offices in Alton, one In Wood River and another in Bethalto, besides others in nearby towns and cities. Curtis pointed out that the ever-increasing detail work involved in preparing tax returns makes it imperative that a tax man know his job. "A graduate of our school will be qualified for immediate employment, whether he works for us or not," he stated. Classes will be conducted here at 202 E. Broadway, in the H & R Block office. All text books, supplies and necessary tax forms will be provided by II & R Block without cost to each student who pays the small tuition fee charged for the course. The course will consist of 27 three- hour sessions, beginning Sept. 11, with the choice of morning, afternoon or evening classes. Registration for the H & R Block income tax course is at the Block office at 305 N. Main in Edwardsville now and up to the starting date of the classes. Graduates of the tax school will recejvfi certificates attesting to their qualifications. Curtis said, "It should be understood that enrollment in this school is not a guarantee of employment by 11 & R Block. However, one basic function of the school is to provide a reservoir of qualified personnel for the greatly expanding number of II & R Block offices and ever growing volume of tax returns prepared by them." He explained that job opportunities, either full or part- time during the tax filing period, interested many housewives, retired persons, students and others with spare time. "Any individual having the ability to work with figures and to meet the public is competent to complete the course," Curtis said. Alton Evening Telegraph Thursday, August 31,1972 B-U Augenbaugh Obituaries Mercury Montego The Mercury Montego MX Brougham features a modified front appearance including a new grille and bumper in 1973. The front bumper system was designed to prevent damage to components in a 5 mph. frontal impact into a flat barrier. The rear bumper system offers protection in 2.5 mph. impacts. There are nine Montego models offered in 1973. Mrs. Ursula C. Augenbaugh, 69, of 3845 Aberdeen, Alton, died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Blu Fountain Manor Nursing Home in Godfrey after an eight-month illness. She was bora in St. Charles, Mo. on Oct. 21, 1902 and married Alan Augenbaugh on Aug. 26, 1920. He died on Oct. 11, 1969. She was a member of St Matthew's Catholic Church, S t. Anthony's Hospital Auxiliary and served as a pink lady for many years at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was also a member of the Alton Senior Citizens Club. Surviving are two brothers. Sylvester Breckweg and Irven Breckweg, both of Alton, two sisters, Mrs. Adele Fink of Godfrey and Miss Bernice Brechweg of St. Charles, Mo.; a niece and one nephew. Visitation will begin after 7 p.m. today at Staten Funeral Home where a prayer service will be at 8 p.m. Friday. A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthew's Catholic Church and burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. Ambassador Broughman Standard equipment on the 1973 American Motors' Ambassador Brougham includes air conditioning, automatic transmission, V-8 engine, power steering, front power disc brakes, white sidewall tires, AM radio, tinted glass hi all windows, undercoating, hood insulation, remote control left outside mirror, visor vanity mirror, electric wipers and an electric clock. New Gremlin The 1973 Gremlin by American Motors features a new exterior design, new rear-seat styling and an energy- absorbing recoverable bumper system. A body side stripe, special decals, painted grille, bucket seats and a 15-inch sports steering wheel are among the options offered. Matador 1918; a son, Donald of St. Louis; two daughters, Mrs. Daniel J. Maher and Mrs. Dlno Pars, both of Alton; eight grandchildren and four sisters, Mrs. Otto Ebbler of Brighton. Mrs. Maude Miles of Springfield, Mrs. Minard Flanders of Wood River and Mrs. Lester Reader of Atton. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at Staten Funeral Home, where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday with the Rt. Rev. Msgr. James A. Suddes, pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church, officiating. Burial wfll be in Alton City Cemetery. The American Cancer Society has been named as a memorial. Arkansas. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Anderson Funeral Home, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Woodrow Schutz of the Jehovah Witness Church presiding. Burial will be to Upper Atton Cemetery. Trump Metzger Mrs. Alma F. Wombacher of Mascoutah, 111., sister of Mrs. Ed Schmidt and Mrs. Carl J. Schenk, both of Alton, died at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at the Castle Haven Nursing Home in Belleville. Visitation will be from 2 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Moll Funeral Home to Mascoutah. A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Childhood Catholic Church to Mascoutah and burial will be to Holy Childhood Cemetery. A former downtown businessman, Wilbur V. "Bill" Metzger, 74, of 1205 E. 6th St., Alton, died at 12:05 a.m. today at St. Anthony's Hospital where he had been a patient five weeks. He had served with the Elks Club for 10 years and was a member of the Greater Alton Association of Commerce for eight years. Mr. Metzger was a member of the Alton-Wood River Sportsman's Club and was a World War I veteran. He was born July 8, 1898 in Mt. Pulaski, 111. and came to Alton in 1934. Surviving are his widow, the former Margaret Herren, whom he married in April of American Motors' Matador incorporates a number of exterior refinements for 1973 including a new grille appearance and optional side and rear simulated wood trim panels in cashmere walnut grain on the station wagon. The rear panel is light reflective tor greater highway safety. Hornet Bowie Ulysses Bowie Sr., 61, of 2020 Salu St., Alton, died at 3 p.m. Tuesday at his home after a short illness. He was employed at the Chemico Metal Corp. in Hartford. He was born to Camden, Ark. on Nov. 27, 1911 and married the former Rose Fidyk on May 7, 1935 to Alton. Surviving are his widow, Rose; two.sons, Ulysses C. Jr. of Edwardsville, Donald and Rodney, both of Alton; five grandchildren; a brother, Bookie of Oakland, Calif, and a sister, Vester Bowie of CARIIOLLTON - William C. Trump, 55, of Columbiana, Ohio and formerly of Carrollton, died at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, Ohio. He was bora in Alton on Oct. I, 191fi and served with the Army during World War II. Mr. Trump was employed at the M. F. Velotta Paving Co. in Solon, Ohio. He married the former Betty Walters Clark from Carrollton in 1972. In addition to his widow, he is survived by a son, Charles Edgar Tramp of Cambridge, Ohio and two granddaughters. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday at the Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton, where funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday with Woodrow Schutz of the Jehovah Witness Church officiating. Burial will be in Borlin Cemetery, Carrollton. Niswander Funeral services were held Saturday at the Owens Funeral Home to Champaign, HI. for R. E. "Butch" Niswander, 48, a former Wood River resident, who died Aug. 23 at his home. He was bora Feb. 17, 1924 to Elkhart, Ind., son of Mrs. Alta Conrad Niswander of Elkhart and the late Melvto Niswander. He m.irried the former Adeline Kiekhaefer on June 18,1945 in Juneau, Wis. In addition to his widow and mother, he is survived by a son, Larry of Cottage Hills; three daughters, Miss Jean Niswnnder of Cottage Hills, Mrs. Lonny (Sandra) Morrow of Alton and Mrs. David (Krisfine) Hayn of Kamp- svillc; a brother, Robert of Union, Mich.; a sister, Mrs. Rosetta Hallup of Wayne, Mich, and 13 grandchildren. Burial was in WoodJawn Cemetery, Urbana. STAUNTON ~ Stanley Zukovech. 71, of Woodale, ni, and formerly of Staunton, died at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at Northwest, Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, HI. He was a retired owner of a dry cleaning shop to Woodale. He was bora May 8, 1901 in Poland and married the former Angelina Lampa on April 28. 1945 in Chicago. She survives. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Williamson Funeral Home to Staunton, where funeral * services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. H. F. Rinderknecht officiating. Burial wm be to Memorial Park Cemetery, Staunton. California group is first in move to clean up judiciary By LEIF ERICKSON SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A California commission which recommended *.he firing of a Los Angeles Judge this week is the nation's pioneering agency in policing judicial competency and conduct. The California Commission on Judicial Qualifications was created by a constitutional amendment approved by a 3-1 margin in the 1960 general election. Part of the California plan conceived by reti r el California Chief Justice Phil S. Gibson to assure confidence in judicial integrity, it has become a model adopted by 25 states. The nine-member commission recommended Tuesday that the California Supreme Court remove Los Angeles Municipal Court Judge Leland W. Geiler from office. It was only the second time in the commission's 12-year history that it has made a removal recommendation, which must be ratified by the State Supreme Court after briefing and hearing. The first was rejected by the Supreme Court eight years ago and that judge still is serving on the bench. But the mere fact that the commission exists and functions achieves substantial effect, Justice Murray Draper of the State Court of Appeals here believes. Draper, the commission's chairman, reported in a legislative hearing that seven judges had resigned or retired in the course of investigations during a two-year period. The latest commission report accused Geiler of prejudice and bias against the public defender's office. It charged that, in one case, the judge jabbed an electric pro! into a public defender's buttocks to discourage the defender's efforts for his client. Geiler also was accused by ~ -j the commission of relieving CogStUeft LIVINGSTON - Mrs. Anna Sohovlch, 93, of Livingston, died at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. She was bom July 25, 1879 1 n Czechoslovakia and married Joseph Sohovich on Aug. 26, 1900 in Whitney, Pa. He died in 1933. Surviving are two sons, Joseph of Gary, Ind., and John of East Gary, Ind.; six daughters, Mrs. Mary Crivi of Mt. Olive, Mrs. Anna Dreyovich of East Gary, Ind., Sister Mary Charlotte, OSU, of Collinsville, Mrs. Paul Kotulock of Gary, Mrs. Anton Boston of Livingston and Mrs. Anthony Kacmar of Crown Point, Ind.; 39 grandchildren; 77 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson and three brothers, Matthey, Martin and John Barga all of Czechslovakia. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at the Lesicko Funeral Home to Livingston where the Rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday. A funeral mass will be «t 11 a.m. Saturday at the Sacred Heart Church to Livingston and,burial will be to Sacred Heart Cemetery. Jacobv on bridge By OSWALD & JAMES JACOBY NOIITII 31 41093 VKJ64 • 83 + AK82 WEST EAST 4Q52 464 V10873 VA92 • KJ72 410965 *J10 *Q973 SOUTH (D) 4 AKJ87 VQ5 4 AQ4 4>654 None vulnerable North East West Puss Pass 2 * Puss 3 4 Pass Puss Pass Opening lead — 4>J Smith 14 24 Julius Caesar went right up with dummy's king of clubs and led a low heart. Kast dw.ied and Caesar's queen to see what he could do about making his contract with all finesses wrong. He rose with his ace of tramps, led a club to dummy's ace; discarded his last club on dummy's high heart and proceeded" to take and lose the diamond finesse. Cassius was on lead but could find nothing better than a diamond return. Caesar won; ruffed his low diamond; finally tried and lost the trump finesse hut was still home with his contract. Had Caesar tried a first round finesse in trumps, Cassius would have taken his queen and led a trump back; later on Cassius would get in with the king of diamonds and lead a third trump. After this, Caesar would be unable to ruff lu's last diamond because dummy would be out of trumps. eight public defenders because they refused to ple".d their clients guilty, as the judge desired. Draper said the bulk of complaints against judges have no merit, but when complaints develop sub-, stantial evidence of physic *1 or mental incapacity, senility or misconduct, the commission investigates. The first look is made by Jack E. Frankel, the commission's executive secretary since its inception. If he finds the complaint has substance, the commission requests investigators from the attorney general's staff. Bell appeals Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Quinn and Son Funeral Home for Godfrey resident Landell L. Cogswell, husband of Kathtrine Amrhein Cogswell, who died Wednesday morning at Carlinville area hospital .Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Walter H. Krebs officiating. Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. Bengel services ruling ~ on Major appearance changes from (he windshield forward including \vrap-a round tuilli^hts mark the American Motors' 1973 liurnet. With (hi* addition of (lie. new Hatchback, there are lour models lor 1973. Others are a two-door sedan sluma here, a I'our-duur sedau and the Sportubuut t.edau/s(a(ion tvaguu. won that trh'k. A second heart was played and Brutus, sitting East, was in with the ace. He led a low trump. C'easar looked over at Cas-sius, sitting West, and noted Jus lean and hungry look. Caesar also reflected that it was the Ides of March and thai a .soothsayer had warned him that finesses were not going to work fur him on tiiat fateful day. With everything behaving nicely. 1'aesar could win the real oi' the trick*. He decided South 1 4 2N.T. T The bidding has bcvu: West North East 1 • Dble Poia Pass 2* Pass Fuss 4 4 Pass You, South, hold: 48743 V2 * AK.943 *76Z What do you do now? A — PU.IS ur bid five diamonds, df(K-iidiii£ UH how touicrvuLuc .your pai tniT ih. TOD.YV'S QUESTION You do bid live diamonds iiiid your p a r t n e r bids live lit-iiU. What do >oU do now? tomorrow rate hike GENEVA, 111. (AP) Illinois Bell Telephone Co. has appealed to Circuit Court in an effort to get the full $182- mill on annual rate increase it has sought for more than a year. Bell filed suit Wednesday after the Illinois Commerce Commission refused to reconsider' its order of Aug. 11 allowing only a fH.5-million increase. The suit asks that a larger rate increase be allowed. A company spokesman said, ''The commission i> expecting (he impossible in thinking this company can maintain quality phone .servce and carry the burden of increa-Miii; costs at yesterday's prices The Rev. Dr. Cortley Burroughs will conduct memorial services at 2 p.m. at Carlinville area Hospital. Presbyterian Church for Richard G. Bengel, D.D.S., 28- year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Bengel of Alton. Dr. Bengel died of cancer on Aug. 24 in a San Francisco, Calif., hospital. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Alton. I I Alton, Wood Rtvw. X—i ttothalto (Newspaper Enterprise \

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